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The view across the manicured gardens at Meadow View Residential Care Home.
A cosy corner in the lounge at Meadow View Residential Care Home.
The beautifully set dining room tables at Meadow View Residential Care Home.
A bright and airy bedroom at Meadow View Residential Care Home.
The modern and stylish hairdressing salon at Meadow View Residential Care Home.
A comfortable lounge at Meadow View Residential Care Home.
A cosy lounge with a log burning stove at Meadow View Residential Care Home.

Meadow View Residential Care Home

Blackthorn Road, Hersden, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 4GB
Residential care, Dementia care, Respite care
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Meadow View is a stunning new care home located in a quiet residential area of the village of Hersden, Kent.

Our care home is a 15-minute drive from the cathedral city of Canterbury and the beachside town of Herne Bay, making it the perfect place to enjoy both city attractions and the charm of the seaside.  

Our dedicated team provides a range of care and support for our residents, including residential care, dementia care and respite care.

Our care home has been designed with the usual luxuries and comforts you’d expect such as beautifully decorated lounges, light and airy dining rooms and spacious bedrooms with wet room en-suites, which provide a warm place for our residents to rest and relax.

Meadow View also features a stunning top-floor sun terrace and attractive sensory gardens, which are lovely areas to sit and enjoy the warmer weather.

However it’s the small personal touches and our friendly team, who care for our residents as if they were members of their own family, which make Meadow View a true home from home.

We welcome visits from family and friends and have an open door policy, so whether loved ones like to pop in for a coffee or take part in an activity, we encourage them to become part of the community within our home.

We hold regular meetings for residents and relatives, enabling our residents and their loved ones to be directly involved in everyday life at Meadow View.


Our spacious 60 bedrooms have en-suite wet rooms, as well as internet access, telephone and television points. Our ground-floor bedrooms also feature French doors which open onto paved patio areas.

Bedrooms are attractively decorated and furnished, although we do encourage our residents to bring personal ornaments, pictures and small items of furniture to make their rooms their own.

We have several beautiful lounge areas for residents to use as they wish, whether taking part in activities, catching up with friends and family or simply reading a good book.

Our dining rooms, which overlook the gardens, provide a welcoming atmosphere to enjoy delicious home-cooked meals in the company of others.

The sensory gardens are landscaped with raised flower beds for residents who like to do a spot of light gardening. They are surrounded by pathways which are specially designed to be suitable for wheelchairs.

Positioned on the top-floor, our stunning sun terrace is the perfect setting for residents to sit back and watch the world go by.

Meadow View’s features include:

  • Spacious bedrooms, with en-suite wet rooms, telephone and television points
  • Beautifully decorated lounge areas
  • Stunning top-floor sun terrace
  • Dining rooms where our residents enjoy home-cooked meals
  • Sensory gardens with raised flower beds
  • A hairdressing salon
  • wi-fi logo  Wi-Fi enabled throughout the home.

Our team

Our care team is on-hand 24 hours a day, every day of the year and staff are dedicated to delivering care with kindness.

To ensure we continue to provide the best standards of care and support to our residents, we recruit and train only the best staff.

Whilst they receive a variety of on-going training to ensure their skills remain up-to-date, along with an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB), it is their dedication to our residents which makes them truly special.


We believe it is important that our residents spend their time as they choose, so have a dedicated activities person to support them to take part in interesting activities, rekindle old past times and try new things.

We have a hairdressing salon and our residents also enjoy being pampered with manicures and hand massages.

Regular activities on offer include everything from baking, light exercise, arts and crafts, knit and natter sessions, live music entertainment, as well as themed community events.

Care and Support

We pride ourselves on treating people as individuals, so all our residents have care plans tailored to their individual medical, social and emotional needs. We review care plans on a regular basis and involve family and friends in this process wherever possible.

The range of personal care services we can provide, in partnership with local professionals, include:

  • ​Chiropody
  • Hairdressing
  • Optical care
  • Dental care
  • GP
  • Key worker 

Home-cooked meals

Our catering team prides themselves on preparing nutritious, seasonal home-cooked meals, along with mouth-watering home-baked cakes for afternoon tea.

Residents help us to shape the menus and our catering team spends time with them to get feedback on the dishes and their likes and dislikes. They are also able to cater for a variety of dietary requirements.

Breakfast includes a wide variety of choice from cereals and toast to a traditional cooked breakfast.

Lunch and dinnertimes see a selection of sandwiches, home-made soups, salads, jacket potatoes and hot meals such as a Sunday roast with all the trimmings and favourites including fish and chips, cottage pie and a hearty casserole.

There is also an array of snacks and refreshments available throughout the day for residents and their loved ones if they get a bit peckish.

Contact us

If you would like more information about our care home or have any questions, please feel free to contact us either via the yellow ‘view phone number’ button above or the yellow ‘contact us’ form on the right hand side of this page.

We would be delighted to offer you advice or arrange an informal visit to our care home so you can meet our residents and team and see first-hand the excellent services and facilities we have to offer.

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